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Volume 62, Number 6

June, 2008

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farmers field

Explore with a Localvore

Local eating offers a bounty of benefits

by Shannon Brescher Shea

page 2

photo of rose pogonia

Wildflower Profile: Rose Pogonia

by Barbara Nuffer

page 7

Catskill scenic vista

Elevation Isn't Everything

Adventures of the Catskill 3500 Club

by Steve Hoare

page 8

anglers with large walleye

Wall to Walleye in Lake Erie

Walleye's big comeback on Lake Erie

by Dave Barus

page 10


Navigating New York

Paddling through history on New York's waterways

by Karin Verschoor

page 14

Mitchell Park historic carausel


Leaving the world a better place

by Beth Meer and Shannon Brescher Shea

page 20

giant hogweed plant

Beauty and the Burn

Giant hogweed and wild parsnip can be harmful to your health

by Gloria VanDuyne

page 24


On Patrol

includes feature "Ask the ECO"

by ECO Lt. Ken Didion

page 27


includes new feature: "Ask the Biologist"

page 29

Letters and Reviews

page 30

Back Trails

Fishing With Grandma

by Linda Greenow

page 32